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  • Universities, industry join ranks with Army research efforts

    April 13, 2018

    BURLINGTON, Mass. (April 10, 2018) -- Universities and industry in the Northeast region joined ranks with the U.S. Army in a science and technology endeavor that officials hope will make tomorrow's Soldiers stronger and safer. The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, with its main laboratories in Maryland, has recently established regional presences in California,...

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  • Army researchers conduct first-ever combustion experiment with X-rays

    April 12, 2018

    LEMONT, Ill. (April 12, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory's Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion made an historic first with its experiment in a gas turbine combustor using X-rays. The data will help advance gas turbine engine designs for higher power density and efficiency, scientists said. "This is the strongest X-ray source in the world,"...

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  • Army researchers step closer to high voltage magnesium batteries

    April 12, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 12, 2018) -- In a joint research effort, scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have further opened the door to the possibility of a low-cost, safe and higher voltage replacement for lithium-ion batteries. In today's world, our lives revolve around small digital devices that are readily available whenever we need them, no matter...

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  • Invertebrates inspire first fully 3-D printed active materials for robots

    April 12, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 12, 2018) -- To overcome the material rigidity and actuation limitations in current robotic systems, a joint U.S. Army Research Laboratory and University of Minnesota research project sought inspiration from invertebrates. The U.S. Army uses robots that are structurally rigid, making them impractical when performing military operations...

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  • Army lab, partners kick-off new effort to improve unmanned aviation

    April 05, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 5, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its new partners in academia and industry hope to solve the most difficult challenges in unmanned aviation. ARL officials unveiled the Center for Unmanned Aircraft Systems Propulsion, or CUP, April 2, 2018, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its Vehicle Technology Directorate...

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  • Army scientists explore properties to make or break quantum entanglement

    April 02, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (April 2, 2018) -- Department of Defense Laboratories are on a quest to assemble the first fiber optics testbed and small-scale network aimed at quantum network experiments. Quantum networks promise unsurpassable capabilities in network and communication security, such as new secret-sharing and encryption protocols, authentication and digital...

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  • Army researchers to serve in aerospace professional society leadership roles

    March 27, 2018

    ADELPHI, Md. (March 27, 2018) -- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics recently elected two Army researchers to leadership roles. Dr. Sidra Silton of the U.S. Army Research Laboratory was elected as chair of the Fluid Dynamics Technical Committee and will take over leadership in May 2019 after a transition year as chair-elect. AIAA is...

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  • Army's Institute for Creative Technologies advances research to reality

    March 23, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, MD (March 14, 2018) -- Soldiers, Airmen, Marines and Sailors have benefited from the research created by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and its academic partner, the Institute for Creative Technologies at the University of Southern California. The research collaborators continue to make great strides in the fields of artificial intelligence,...

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  • Army lab updates stakeholders at annual gathering

    March 22, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 22, 2018) -- The U.S. Army Research Laboratory welcomed more than 600 partners to its 2018 Program Formulation Meeting March 20 at the Mallette Training Facility at APG. Stakeholders from across the Army science and technology community as well as the Training and Doctrine Command attend this venue to meet with Army researchers...

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  • Army, industry partner win international machine learning competition

    March 20, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 20, 2018) – A joint effort between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and DCS Corporation recently won the Neurally Augmented Image Labelling Strategies, or NAILS challenge, at an international machine learning research competition in Tokyo. Dr. Vernon Lawhern, ARL mathematical statistician and Amelia J. Solon, DCS...

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  • How useful might that used plastic water bottle be for the military?

    March 19, 2018

    ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (March 19, 2018) – A collaboration between the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the U.S. Marine Corps has resulted in the discovery of using waste plastics—such as water bottles, milk jugs and yogurt containers for 3-D printing parts that Soldiers may need on the battlefield. Reclaimed materials may be the next materials...

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  • Scientists mimic neural tissue in Army-funded research

    March 15, 2018

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (March 15, 2018) – U.S. Army-funded researchers at Brandeis University have discovered a process for engineering next-generation soft materials with embedded chemical networks that mimic the behavior of neural tissue. The breakthrough material may lead to autonomous soft robotics, dual sensors and actuators for soft exoskeletons,...

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Last Update / Reviewed: September 18, 2018